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Health Matters. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Health Matters. Moree Council had an offer made to them to erect a garbage destruc tor, single cell, front-feed type, with steel chimney and motor-driven fan, which would burn one ton per hour which would burn one ton per hour, for the sum of £1000. This is a matter worthy the consideration of councils for the effectual disposal of the house garbage which, at the pre sent time, is largely got rid of by dumping it in any place in the area where there is a hole which requires filling. Ballina Council's sanitary contrac tor has made an offer to remove gar bage from the houses and collect the rate or charge at 4d per tin, and undertake to pay £10 a year to the council for the privilege to do so.
Important Legal Decision. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Important Legal Decision. The Supreme Court on 22nd Feb ruary gave an important decision 011 the rating of a charitable institution. The case was heard before the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Cohen, and Mr. Justice Pring. The case was an ap peal by Frederick Foster nail, the manager of the Resumed Properties Department of the State, from the decision of Henry S. Hawkins, P.M., sitting as a Court of Petty Sessions, to hear appeals against the valua tions of rateable lands by the coun cil of the municipality of Mitta gong. The property in question is known as The Lindens, situated in Vernon-street, Mittagong, and leas ed by the Government from the Aus tralian Bank of Commerce, and used as a school in connection with the State Children's Relief Department. The appeal against the assessment of the property for rating purposes was dismissed by the magistrate, arid the question was whether his deci sion was erroneous in law. In de livering judgment, the Chief Justice (Mr. Justice Conen and ...
Not on the Roll. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Not on the Roll. A question arose in the Ryde Coun cil at last meeting, on the subject of the many names that had been left oir the roll of electors. An alderman moved,-"That steps be at once tak en to have the names of property owners, which had been left oil' the electoral roll, put on." The mover said it was very necessary that they should all be on in view of the coun cil in the near future having to take a vote on the question of raising a loan. A discussion arose as to the power of the council to do this, but as 110 one present seemed certain as to what course could be taken, the Clerk promised to look into the matter, and report at next meeting. [We should have thought that everyone knew that when the list passed the revision court it was im possible to make any alteration in it until another supplementary list was prepared at the end of next year.-Ed.] -
Parish Maps. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Parish Maps. Parks and recreation grounds dis tributed throughout an area look very well on the maps and plans. Looking at the parish map of Gos ford, it would appear as if that por tion of Erina Shire was surrounded with important reserves, but we are informed that when these spots come to be examined, same are found to be nothing but rough, rocky hills, or mud flats.
Late Sporting. N.S.W. BEATS SOUTH AFRICANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Late Sporting. BEATS SOUTH AFRICANS. The South Africans made a great bid for victory on the fifth day of the match. It had rained the previ ous, night, but the wicket was not affected. Nonrse and Faulkner added 318 for the third wicket before they were separated, when Nourse was caught for 160 off Kelleway, and in the next over, Faulkner was out, caught off Macartney for . 144. The only other to offer-any' resistance to the local bowlers was Schwarz, who scored 45 not out, and N.S.W. won by 44 runs. The visitors scored 442, Kelleway obtaining 4 for 120> Macartney 3 for 113, and Massie 2 for 64. The South Africans made a great bid for victory, and those who saw the great partnership between Noiirse and Faulkner will long remember it. The aggregate number of runs for . the match constitutes a fresh world's record. In the four innings 1742 runs were scored.
Cycling. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
It cannot sto said that any of tlie country amateurs who took part in the "country carnival" of the N.S.W. Cyclists' Union, on Wednesday, Feb ruary 22, showed anything approach-: ing championship form. They all occupied long marks, but O'Brien, of Maitland, was the only man to ob tain a place, by running third in the half mile. J. P. Hurley, of Goulburn, seemed to be about the best of the visiting brigade from the country. As amateur racing is being fostered "out back," . the day is not far dis tant, perhaps," when the country dis tricts will produce a champion or two.The best riders in the Queens land;: -team;;; who visited Sydney are coimtry^.men. E. W; Schneider proved himself the best aiiipaced rider iif Australia, pro fessional or amateur, when he low ered all the amateur unpaced records up to a' mile on Thursday, February 23. His time for the half, 55 4-5 secs.r will take some beating, aiid so will liis:; mile of 2 mill. 1 2-5 sees. He is now en route to England, on the Moravi...
Boxing. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Very/ few enthusiasts expected to hear of 33111 Lang, defeating Sam Langford in their London battle last Aveek, but the majority of Australians did 'hope to hear of him making a, decent' showing. He was.; hopelessly outclassed, however, and^isqualified for the second time in England, on a foul in the' sixth: round, after being badly punished by the clever negro, who would be- a: stone lighter: at least. From the cabled accounts, Lang was badly- punished, and he is : only the second-rater many boxing experts here predicted. The Australian would have been knocked: out in another round or. two, and, knowing this,' he probably preferred to" foul by strik ingliis opponent when the latter' slip per" on to his knees in the sixth round. Langford's latest victory has brought him more prominently than ever into the limelight, and a John son-Langford fight is a thing of the near. future, although Johnson has stipulated that lie must have a side wager of £5000, and a £6000 purse. Johnson will n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
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Sculling. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Sculling. ?????? ,'-i| The Hagney-Day match on the. ; Farramatta on Saturday, terminated ; unsatisfactorily. There was -very i little between the pair for the first ?.three-quarters of a mile, and then Day started to open up a lead. lie was leading Hagney by a length and a half at a mile, and was in the lat ter's water, and not giving him room to clear the land, when Hagney put in a brilliant spurt, and drew level ? with the northern rivers sculler. : There was a mix-up, and Hagney stopped rowing, raising his hand, and claiming a foul. Day also stopped rowing, and in vited Hagney to continue the race, but the latter would not. When the men arrived at the umpire's boat, Hagney claimed the race on a foul, and Bill Beach, the umpire, awarded it to him. There was nothing else to do, for Day undoubtedly fouled, the ex-cyclist. The men were putting up a gooct race when the foul occurred, and al though many of the spectators, in cluding Beach, were of the opinion that Day would have won ha...
Sporting THE TURF. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
AV (b* THE TURF. FIXTURES. The following race meetinga are announced: - March. 3.-Bega J.C. Meeting. . 3 arid 4.-Braidwood T.C." Annual Meeting. ' * ' 4.-Boolaroo J.C. Races. 4.-Lithgow Races. 4.-Canterbury Races. 7.-Adaminaby Races. 7.-Collarenebri Races 7 and 8.-Orange District Picnic R.C. Races. 8.-Broken Hill Races. 8.-Ungarie Races. 8 and 9.-Junee Races. " 8 and 9.-Trangie Races. 10.-Gloucester Park J.C. Races. 11.-Mandurama J.G.; Races. 11.-Jerry's Plains iLR.C. Races. 11- Oberon J.C. Races. : 11.-ITampstead Picnic Races. 11.-Collector Races. Backers were well on the spot again at Rosehill on Saturday, and the books would probably experience a losing ..day. Torquay , (imp.) by Count Schom berg-Sea Shore, carrying 7.7, scored nicely in the February Stakes of six furlongs, from the Bathurst mare Malt Rose, with the northern dis tricts mare Winsome in third place. Torquay had run five seconds, so that it was up'to her to win. She is on the improve, and likely to score : again sho...
Public Band. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Public Band. An attempt was made by some of the aldermen of Auburn to eliminate the item set down on the estimates as a subsidy to the town band. The Mayor strongly urged the vote, say ing that municipal bands were not merely "frill," but were a recognised and progressive institution in a.ll up to-date communities. The item was passed.
BIG FIGHT IN SYDNEY AT EASTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
BIG FIGHT IN SYDNEY AT EASTER. A cable was received in Sydney yesterday, announcing that Jack Les ter, the fighter recently discovered by Tommy ? Burns, lias been matched to fight Bill Lang at the Sydney Sta dium, on Easter Monday ' hight. Tommy Burns and W. W. M'Naugh ton, the well-known American sport ing writer, will visit Australia to witness the fight. The following race meetings have been registered by the A.J.C.:-Paroo Amateur Turf Club, Wanaaring, ,May ,11 and 12; Crookwell Turf Club, April 7; Narrandera B'ace Club, May 10 and 11; Wambririumba Jockey Club, March 29; Wallerawang Jockey Club, March 25; Goolma Jockcy Club, March 10; Coraki Tatts. Turf Club, March 17; Dubbo Jockey Club, May 12 and 13; Murrurundi Race Club, April 8; Tambar Amateur Turf Club, March 9 . arid, 10; Merrowie Creek Bace Club, March 17.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
280 Pitt st. MOTORIES LTD. 280 pitt st SYDNEY "Commer" Commercial Motor Lorries (BRITISH BUILT) Extra Strong Suspension Frame, Absolutely Fool Proof Gear Box. Bosch Dual Ignition. Patent Rubber Buffer Drive. Side Chains. Guaranteed Two, Years. Trials Arranged for. Send for Testimonials. Made in all Sizes, i to 7 tons. These Lorries have covered over 100,000 miles; we have not been called upon to supply any parts, and have not heard of a single mishap.
Parramatta Park. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Parramatta Park. The Minister for Works has inform ed the authorities that he has been pleased to allow a subsidy of £532 for 1911, for the Parramatta Park. The usual subsidy is £150, but the extra amount this year is for special improvements. It is evidently recog nised that Parramatta Park is a na tional concern.
Cricket. N.S.W. v. SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Cricket. N.S.W. v. SOUTH AFRICA. The return match between this State and the South Africans opened at the Cricket Ground on Friday last, and- N.S.W., winning the toss went in and knocked up 415 for the loss of 9. wickets-a good score. The feature of the day's play was the failure of the big guns, Trumper only scoring 5 when Pearse clean , bowled him, and Bardsley being caught off; the same bowler for 9. Then Kelfeway and McEIhone stop ped the rot, the former retiring with a well-made 33. . When Macartney, arid McEIhone gottogether- the crowd were treated ^tcrsome^very fine cricket, *and McEl ^hone had put together 04. when in essaying a boundary hit, 'which "was stopped just before it reached the cycling-track; lie walked back on to 'his wicket, and removing the bails was out. It was a great innings, and it was wretched luck to- be dismissed in such a manner. Another stand was made when Col lins joined Macartney, and the little Gordonite was not conquered until lie had put together,...
Public Gate. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 March 1911
Public Gate. The Engineer of Boree Shire has been appointed by the council to ap pear before the local land board, and object to a ceratin application to erect a rabbit-proof gate and fence across the Goolagong road., as it was an important road.